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We all know Cookie Monster. The lovable, blue Muppet with an insatiable appetite for cookies. But you may not know that these Cookie Monster Cookies are a must-try.
So if you’re looking for a delicious, indulgent treat, you’ll love this cookie monster cookie recipe!
If you love cookies and particularly cookie monsters, you’ll fall in love with this cookie monster recipe.
This recipe is easy to follow and doesn’t require fancy arrangements. You’ll only need a few ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen.
So what are you waiting for? Let’s get baking!
What Is a Cookie Monster Cookie?
Cookie Monster loves his cookies. He eats them every day, and he always makes sure there are plenty around.
A Cookie Monster Cookie is generally any cookie, with or without fur, inspired by the Cookie Monster, Sid. Sometimes the cookies have the signature blue color as Sid. Other times, it’s a remake of his fur.
The Cookie Monster Cookie gets its name because it looks like the character “Cookie Monster” from Sesame Street.
Let your imagination run wild! You might think about making some classic cookie recipes like oatmeal raisin, shortbread, or snickerdoodles.
So, we took inspiration from his favorite cookies and came up with this Cookie Monster Cookies recipe. Even TikTokers love it!
What Do Cookies Taste Like?
Cookies have a delightful and rich flavor. They are often made with chocolate but can also be made with other flavors like vanilla, peanut butter, or caramel.
The cookie dough is usually soft and chewy, but some recipes can make them crispy.
What Type Of Food Coloring Should I Use?
The best type of food coloring for this recipe is a gel food paste, as it’s easy to work with and does not alter the taste of your cookies.
You can also use liquid food coloring if you do not have this soft gel paste on hand. As long as your cookies are delicious, most kids will not mind.
Heck! Even my grown-up twin sister will eat anything with “cookie” included in the name!😂
Cookie Monster Cookies Recipe Ingredients
- Butter – Butter helps to keep the cookies soft and chewy and gives them a delicious flavor. Without butter, the cookies would be dry and flavorless.
- Brown coarse sugar – The addition of brown coarse sugar gives cookie monster cookies their characteristic soft and chewy texture. The sugar also contributes to the cookie’s deep golden-brown color.
- Fine brown sugar – Fine brown sugar help creates a chewy cookie. The sugar will melt as the cookie cooks and help keep the cookie from getting too crispy.
- All-purpose flour – Adding all-purpose flour to cookies provides structure from the gluten in the flour.
- Egg – An egg in your cookie dough helps to bind the ingredients together. Eggs also add flavor and help the cookies rise, creating a lovely light and fluffy texture.
- Milk – Adding milk to the cookie dough will help make soft and tasty cookies.
- Blue food coloring – The blue food dye will help the cookies look like the cookie monster’s iconic blue fur.
- Dark chocolate – Adding dark chocolate bars or Hershey candy bars to a cookie monster cookies recipe is excellent for flavor and richness.
- Chocolate drops – Adding chocolate drops to a cookie monster cookies recipe will help make the cookies more chocolatey and delicious.
- Marshmallows – Marshmallows will add extra sweetness and flavor to your cookies.
Tools Need to Prepare Cookie Monster Cookie
- An electric mixer to mix all the ingredients
- Mixing bowls for mixing eggs and flour
- Measuring cup and spoons for measuring the dry ingredients
- Silicone spatula to scrape the mixture into the bowl
- Baking sheets lined with parchment paper
Ingredient Additions & Substitutions When Cooking Cookie Monster Cookie
If you don’t have butter, you can use margarine, vegetable shortening, or any other unsalted butter as a substitution. It will not provide the same flavor as butter, but it will still work well in the recipe.
You can use honey, molasses, or white granulated sugar as a substitution instead of granulated brown sugar.
Honey and molasses will add a different flavor to the cookies, but they will still be just as sweet and delicious.
If you don’t have marshmallows, you can use shredded coconut or mix the white chocolate chips with the butter and sugar in place of the marshmallow.
How to Make Cookie Monster Cookies (Step-by-Step)
- 0.5 cups of butter
- 0.5 cups of brown coarse sugar
- 0.25 cups of fine brown sugar
- 2 cups of all-purpose flour
- 1 chicken egg
- 0.25 cups of milk
- 2-3 drops of blue food coloring
- 150-200 g of dark chocolate
- 4 tbsp. spoons of chocolate drops
- 0.5 cups of small marshmallows
STEP 1: In a mixing bowl, mix the two types of sugar and add slightly melted butter together. Beat the mixture with a whisk.
STEP 2: Beat the egg, and knead it into the dough.
STEP 3: Pour in the milk and continue beating the dough.
STEP 4: Next, add all-purpose flour, a little at a time. Continue kneading the dough so the dough becomes thicker but not too dense.
STEP 5: Add the food coloring. Add a little so that the structure and taste of the dough do not change. Mix it well into the dough, and adjust until you get your desired color.
STEP 6: Add chocolate drops and small marshmallows to the dough (cut into small pieces). Mix these ingredients into the dough.
STEP 7: Divide the dough into 6-10 parts (depending on what size cookie you want to get). Put a piece of chocolate in the middle of each cookie.
STEP 8: Fold the cookies in half to cover the chocolate, and return the shape of the cookie. Send to the refrigerator for 2 hours.
STEP 9: Then transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment and oiled. Bake for about 12-15 minutes at 180ºC.
STEP 10: The edges of the cookies should be lightly browned, do not keep longer. The smaller the cookie, the shorter the baking time, give or take a few minutes.
What to Serve With Cookie Monster Cookie Recipe?
- Serve this delicious treat with a cold glass of milk or a scoop of ice cream for a truly indulgent treat.
- Hot chocolate is the perfect drink to take along with your cookie monster cookie.
- Serve these cookies with this Rhubarb Elderflower Ice Cream Floats for a unique combination.
- You can drizzle melted chocolate or caramel on your cookies for a fun twist.
Tips About Making the Cookie Monster Cookie Recipe
- You can add vanilla extract to your dough for a more vanilla-like flavor. Also, preheat your oven to 350ºF before starting the recipe. This will ensure that your cookies bake evenly.
- If you don’t have time to make homemade cookie dough, you can use the store-bought dough as a shortcut. Simply roll it out and use a cookie monster-shaped cookie cutter to cut out the shapes.
- Be sure to use plenty of mini chocolate chips or marshmallows in the recipe. This will make the cookies extra delicious and help to mimic the cookie monster’s iconic look.
How to Store Cookie Monster Cookie
The best way to store these blue cookie monster cookies is in an airtight container.
If you prefer to freeze your cookies, place your dough in an icebox or use a freezer-safe container.
When storing cookies in the freezer, ensure they are completely cooled before placing them in the freezer.
This is because hot foods may cause condensation inside your container or ice box, causing water spots on your food when you take them out of the freezer.
Additionally, storing a hot tray of cookies in your freezer can cause damage to the freezer.
How Many Calories Are in a Monster Cookie?
A monster cookie typically contains around 130 calories. However, this can vary depending on the recipe and ingredients used.
Is Cookie Monster a Veggie Monster?
No, the Cookie Monster is not a veggie monster. The Cookie Monster is the most famous character on Sesame Street since he was created in 1966.
But, he is not a vegetarian or vegan. He has a voracious appetite for cookies, which is why he is sometimes called a cookie monster.
What Is a Monster Cookie?
Monster cookies are a popular sweet treat that is enjoyed by many. They are large, soft cookies similar to sugar cookies but with a few differences.
They are usually made with oat flour or cassava flour using one of many types of monster cookie recipes that can be found online.
These recipes have common ingredients such as butter, flour, brown sugar, and eggs.
Monster cookies are easy to bake at home but are also readily available in stores. They can be purchased from bakeries, grocery stores, convenience stores, and vending machines.
What Makes Cookies Chewy vs. Cakey?
The texture of a cookie is determined by how much sugar and fat it contains. The more sugar and fat, the chewier it will be.
Cakey cookies are softer and have a less defined texture. For a cookie to be cakey, you must keep the fat content in check. Otherwise, the recipe will turn out oily.
Chewy cookies, however, are crisper and crunchier with a strong bite. They are typically made with flour that has been sifted to aerate it more than usual, and they contain less fat than cakey cookies.
Can Monster Cookie Dough Be Frozen?
The short answer is yes; you can freeze your monster cookie dough to make mini chocolate chip cookies later.
But there are some things to consider before you decide to store your cookie dough in the freezer.
For starters, keep in mind that freezing causes ice crystals to form in food, and these tiny crystals can result in bland cookies that have lost their flavor.
So it’s best not to freeze anything with a lot of water or moisture in it because this will increase the number of ice crystals formed during freezing.
Next, remember that monster cookie dough contains eggs and other ingredients that spoil quickly.
So it may not be safe to freeze monster cookie dough for more than three months at a time.
Lastly, remember that freezing may change the texture and consistency of foods, so once thawed out, they will probably have changed from their original state (they’ll be dry and crumbly ).
This means they might not bake as nicely as they would have been baked fresh out of the oven, but they still taste pretty good.
FAQ About Cookie Monster Cookie
How do I know that these cookies are done?
The cookies are done when they’re golden brown. They should also be firm to the touch and hold their shape, but not be burnt or crispy.
Can Cookie Monster cookies be made ahead of time?
Yes, cookie monster cookies can be made ahead of time. The cookies are best when fresh out of the oven, but they can be kept in an airtight container for up to one week at room temperature or frozen for up to three months.
How Old Is the Cookie Monster?
The cookie monster’s birthday is on November 2. He is 50 years old (Source).
What Color Is Cookie Monster?
The cookie monster is blue in color. The cookie monster’s fur is light blue with darker spots on his ears, cheeks, and arms.
What is in Cookie Monster ice cream?
Cookie monster ice cream is a delicious combination of whipping cream, sweetened condensed milk, chocolate chips, Oreos, and food coloring.
- In a mixing bowl, mix the two types of sugar and add slightly melted butter together. Beat the mixture with a whisk.
- Beat the egg, and knead it into the dough.
- Pour in the milk and continue beating the dough.
- Next, add all-purpose flour, a little at a time. Continue kneading the dough so the dough becomes thicker but not too dense.
- Add the food coloring. Add a little so that the structure and taste of the dough do not change. Mix it well into the dough, and adjust until you get your desired color.
- Add chocolate drops and small marshmallows to the dough (cut into small pieces). Mix these ingredients into the dough.
- Divide the dough into 6-10 parts (depending on what size cookie you want to get). Put a piece of chocolate in the middle of each cookie.
- Fold the cookies in half to cover the chocolate, and return the shape of the cookie. Send to the refrigerator for 2 hours.
- Then transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment and oiled. Bake for about 12-15 minutes at 180ºC.
- The edges of the cookies should be lightly browned, do not keep longer. The smaller the cookie, the shorter the baking time, give or take a few minutes.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 5 Serving Size: 2
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 200Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 4gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 284mgSodium: 810mgCarbohydrates: 184gFiber: 4gSugar: 100gProtein: 15g
* Please note that all nutrition information are just estimates. Values will vary among brands, so we encourage you to calculate these on your own for the most accurate results.
Cookie monster cookies are a scrumptious treat. They have a delicious vanilla-like flavor and taste even better when combined with chocolate chips.
The addition of marshmallows makes this delicious cookie even more delicious.
So, there you have it – our tried and tested Cookie Monster cookies.
These blue monster cookies perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth and are sure to bring a smile to the face of any Sesame Street fan.
Be sure to try them – we promise you won’t regret it. Thanks for reading, and happy baking!
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